Rarely have Americans had so many choices of what to eat, what to drink, where to do it and how to get it. What were once disruptions are now standards. Meanwhile, new trends are still emerging. And as the trends shaping the food and beverage industry continue to evolve, technology evolves alongside them.
With an ever-evolving range of options for consumers, it’s more vital than ever that food and beverage manufacturers and distributors keep informed on the state of the industry. Some big trends that have been climbing for years are now reaching maturity. At the same time, the innovations that could define the industry tomorrow are beginning to take shape.
Here are 10 of the most-watched trends in food and beverages as the industry heads into 2020. Implementing sound practices using ERP for food manufacturing will be a key tool for addressing many of them. With the right solutions, food and beverage manufacturers can turn these trends into useful and productive opportunities.